Yamato: The Drummers Of Japan

Bakuon: Legend of the Heartbeat

Main Theatre

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Yamato was formed in 1993, debuting at a Sinto shrine festival in the group's hometown with their original song "Hyu-ga (the Sunrise)". Since then, they have been invited to 53 countries around the world, playing in more than 3000 performances, and attracting 6 million viewers.

A group of dozens of players start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a large 400 year old tree. They move their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Their live performances are so full of intensity that they make people's bodies jump and their hearts race faster. Audiences are overwhelmed by the beat of the music as their bodies are uplifted in sync with the powerful sounds. From beautiful Nara Prefecture in Japan, this dynamic group exhibits great originality and innovation through this traditional Japanese musical instrument, the wadaiko (Japanese Drum). This is the epitome of the Japanese spirit, a roaring sound that will make you experience new and exciting adventures.



Base Window Phone/Online
$30-$65 $35-$71.75 $38-$78.50

Prices quoted for window, phone and online include 13% HST and applicable fees. Order and convenience charges will apply.


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101 QUEEN STREET NORTH Kitchener, Ontario N2H 6P7